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Curbing landslide risk in Uganda

2 Feb 2016, UNISDR AF

For decades, Mr. Joel Mayatsya has used traditional knowledge as an early warning system for landslides in the hilly area of Bududa, eastern Uganda, helping his community reduce the risk of a rain-triggered disaster. Mr. Martin Owor, at the Office of the Prime Minister, attributes a fall in death to adequate planning, application of traditional knowledge and strong partnerships between development partners, media houses and the local community, despite limited resources...


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)
  • Website: http://www.opm.go.ug/
  • Contact:Ag. Commissioner, Disaster Management
  • Phone:+256 414 251 769 +256 772 313 093


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)
  • Website: http://www.opm.go.ug/
  • Contact:Ag. Commissioner, Disaster Management
  • Phone:+256 414 251 769 +256 772 313 093
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